House and Home in Georgian Ireland

Spaces and Cultures of Domestic Life

Conor Lucey, editor

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ISBN: 978-1-80151-026-4
October 2022. 216pp. Full Colour Ills. Large Format. Hardback

Conor Lucey
Introduction: species of domestic spaces

Emma O’Toole
Brought to bed: the spaces and material culture of the lying-in

Patricia McCarthy
A male domain? The dining room reconsidered

Melanie Hayes
Fashioning, fitting-out and functionality in the aristocratic town house: private convenience and public concerns

Aisling Durkan
The merchant house in eighteenth-century Drogheda

Toby Barnard
‘Baubles for boudoirs’ or ‘an article of such universal consumption’: ceramics in the Irish home, 1730–1840

Claudia Kinmonth
Communality and privacy in one- or two-roomed homes before 1830

Judith Hill
Entertaining royalty after the Union: space, decoration and performance in Charleville Castle, 1809

Priscilla Sonnier
‘A taste for building’: domestic space in elite female correspondence

Conor Lucey
Single lives, single houses